Parallel Verses

King James Version

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.

New American Standard Bible

God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.”

Holman Bible

Then God said to Balaam, “You are not to go with them. You are not to curse this people, for they are blessed.”

International Standard Version

But God told Balaam, "Don't go with them. Don't curse the people, because they're blessed."

A Conservative Version

And God said to Balaam, Thou shall not go with them. Thou shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.

American Standard Version

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

Amplified

God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people [of Israel], for they are blessed.”

Bible in Basic English

And God said to Balaam, You are not to go with them, or put a curse on this people, for they have my blessing.

Darby Translation

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for he is praised.

King James 2000

And God said unto Balaam, You shall not go with them; you shall not curse the people: for they are blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God said to Balaam, "You will not go with them; you will not curse the people, because they [are] blessed."

Modern King James verseion

And God said to Balaam, You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said unto Balaam, "Thou shalt not go with them, neither curse the people: for they are blessed."

NET Bible

But God said to Balaam, "You must not go with them; you must not curse the people, for they are blessed."

New Heart English Bible

God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."

The Emphasized Bible

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them, - Thou shalt not curse the people, For blessed, he is.

Webster

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.

World English Bible

God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."

Youngs Literal Translation

and God saith unto Balaam, 'Thou dost not go with them; thou dost not curse the people; for it is blessed.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

Thou shalt not go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

with them thou shalt not curse
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Balak Hires Balaam

11 Behold, there is a people come out of Egypt, which covereth the face of the earth: come now, curse me them; peradventure I shall be able to overcome them, and drive them out. 12 And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed. 13 And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak, Get you into your land: for the LORD refuseth to give me leave to go with you.



Cross References

Genesis 12:2

And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

Genesis 22:16-18

And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:

Numbers 22:19-20

Now therefore, I pray you, tarry ye also here this night, that I may know what the LORD will say unto me more.

Numbers 23:3

And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt offering, and I will go: peradventure the LORD will come to meet me: and whatsoever he sheweth me I will tell thee. And he went to an high place.

Numbers 23:13-15

And Balak said unto him, Come, I pray thee, with me unto another place, from whence thou mayest see them: thou shalt see but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see them all: and curse me them from thence.

Numbers 23:19-20

God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

Numbers 23:23

Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel: according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What hath God wrought!

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Job 33:15-17

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

Psalm 144:15

Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Micah 6:5

O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim unto Gilgal; that ye may know the righteousness of the LORD.

Matthew 27:19

When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

Romans 4:6-7

Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

Romans 11:29

For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

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